Interior view of the marine supplies and parts department at Noakes Brothers Welding and Machine Shop in Corpus Christi, Texas. Two men in business wear stand behind a glass display counter. The man in the dark suit is Adolph G. Noakes, Sr. His son, Gilbert Noakes, stands next to him. In the foreground is a display case for pipe fittings. Beyond that is a case of Eidelmann brass pipe marine fittings. This shop also sold life preservers and spools of electrical wiring for appliances.